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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Monday, 31 March 2014 - 6:25am
Empowerment, Leadership

Compass Leadership And what approach do the people you lead need?

A few days ago I was talking to one of my clients, a young and dynamic leader of innovation in her organization, and she was telling me how much she loved her job. She loved it because it challenged her and allowed her to learn and try new things every day. And she got to collaborate with some wonderful people.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Monday, 23 January 2012 - 3:20pm

Learning to Lead In exploring to find the challenges and opportunities of the coming year, as we do at the start of every year, we search for authoritative research on where our clients may want to focus their energy, and by default where we might aid them.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Sunday, 28 August 2011 - 8:07am
Thinking_preference_Leadership_hbdi_seven_keys_business_leadership.png Just preparing to fly to Townsville for the Australian Housing Institutes Leadership Retreat where I will help up and coming leaders understand thier own thinking preferences and what it means as a Leader.
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Here are some of the things we will be doing ...
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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 12:33pm
A Leadership Framework for Deliberate Thinking

One of the challenges faced by organisations adopting deliberate thinking to help promote innovation is connecting new thinking techniques to real and important issues in the organisation.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Sunday, 13 February 2011 - 9:42am

Leading and Facilitating Creative Ideation with Visualisation

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Team CreativityFacilitating creative collaboration is one of the most important management roles in leading a creative environment.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Friday, 27 June 2014 - 9:47am

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi, daughter of Ned Hermann, inventor of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) has an interesting twist to how we can develop leadership in the future:-

"While the fundamental meaning of leadership has not altered significantly in all of recorded history, the world around us continues to change, and the significant changes that had begun several years ago have now been accelerated by the GFC.

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Wednesday, 2 February 2011 - 6:15pm

We are entering into a new age - not just because of we are nearing the end of 2009, but because this is the age of intelligence.

Nations and corporations can no longer rely on existing methods to solve today's global issues. As a nation, we need to build new strategies for our workers to compete on the global stage. The call for better, faster and cheaper economy comes at an opportune time when the world has just recovered from a major economic shake-up.

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Posted by: Bill Jarrard on Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - 5:14pm

In this month’s Boss magazine there is a 1/4-Page article by Narelle Hooper titled Tool Time that compares the Top Ten ranked management tools of 2006/07 versus 2008/09.  Hooper reports that ‘the recent lurch in imperatives to cost cutting is reflected in a rising popularity of techniques and outsourcing’.  She reports that 2008/09 business leaders ranked management tools in this order...

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Posted by: buzzgirl on Sunday, 26 December 2010 - 10:29am

Can creativity help us throught the current global financial crisis?

The Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Greenwich, London has gathered a group of international experts together to show how it can be done.

Monday 13 July 2009 - Wednesday 15 July 2009

The theme for the Ninth UK Creativity Jamboree is - Complex Creativity: Breaking through the credit crunch

 

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Posted by: Jennifer Goddard on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 - 5:53pm

Just saw a job advertisement for an Innovation Manager at Shell - it got me thinking about what are the core skills to manage innovation in a large team.


This is an edited version of what they propose - would be interested in your thoughts, ideas, questions.

 

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